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The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you’re looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you're looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

This is as simple as a recipe gets- it’s more just an idea than a proper recipe- but if you’ve never before thought of toasting up a mozzarella and tomato croissant sandwich for breakfast … it’s time.

This is an irresistible combination- buttery, crispy croissant with melty cheese and juicy tomato. As a vegetarian, I’ll be so bold as to call this my equivalent of the bacon sandwich.

By that I mean, the breakfast item I most require after a night of wine drinking. The Friday morning office canteen essential.

Are you in yet?

The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you're looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you're looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

Caprese = mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. When a recipe is this simple, you need your ingredients to shine, so get everything as fresh as you can.

You will stuff the filling into a croissant, and then toast in a sandwich press. (This is the one I use).

The croissants will get all smushed. That’s OK. You could toast it under a grill / in a toaster oven to melt the cheese but keep the puffiness of the croissant in tact. Personally, I like to get the croissant crispy and don’t mind the flattening effect. It might look a little sad and deflated, but it’s not. It’s feeling very good about itself.

The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you're looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

caprese croissant

Caprese Croissant Breakfast Sandwich

Yield: 1 croissant
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

The perfect vegetarian breakfast sandwich! A toasted croissant with a melted mozzarella cheese and tomato filling. If you're looking for a new croissant sandwich filling idea, this is the one to try.

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh butter croissant
  • 50g fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2 of a small tomato, sliced
  • A few basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Slice into your croissant lengthways, to make a deep pocket
  2. Stuff the tomato, mozzarella and basil into the croissant
  3. Toast in a sandwich press until the croissant is crispy and the cheese is melted
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 croissant
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 402Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 77mgSodium: 570mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 2gSugar: 9gProtein: 15g

Please note that the nutritional information is an estimate based on software calculations and will not be completely accurate - please use this as a guideline only.